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Lahey Clinic Medical Ethics Lecture Series: The Arguments Against Question 2

The remarks below are directed to Question 2, a ballot measure that would legalize assisted suicide in Vermont’s neighoring state of Massachusetts and are meant to explain the opposition of the Massachusetts Medical Society to that measure. The Vermont Medical Society and the American Medical association also are on record in opposition to assisted suicide. […]

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Why is it That People Who Are Not Disabled Receive Suicide Prevention Services, But Once Someone Comes Up with a Disability They’re Offered Encouragement in Dying?

John Kelly of the Massachusetts group of people with disabilities opposing assisted suicide does a wonderful job in this July 5 CNN interview. http://edition.cnn.com/video/?hpt=hp_mid#/video/health/2012/07/05/ctw-euthanasia-debate.cnn

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Hey, Can You Stop at CVS and Pick Up My Suicide Pills?

True Dignity likes this article, which minces no words in describing physician assisted suicide. It appeared on today’s Philly Post, the blog of Philadelphia Magazine (http://blogs.phillymag.com/the_philly_post/2012/02/15/hey-stop-cvs-pick-suicide-pills/).  So-called “Death With Dignity” measures are murder, plain and simple. By Beth Capriotti 2/15/2012 While in Boston this past weekend, I became aware of a ballot initiative that will […]

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